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Dealing With Conflict In A Positive Way

May 28, 2008
It doesn't matter how nice of a person you are or if you have the best intentions in the world, you are going to encounter conflict in your life. It's just a fact of life! You can let conflict wear you down, make you feel bad, and even make you feel fearful, but you don't have to go this route.

You can choose to deal with conflict in the most positive and constructive way. It may be tempting to lash out and be cruel or say things that you don't necessarily mean, but this will only bring you down further. It can be a challenge to deal with conflict in a positive way, but it's a challenge worth taking. The challenge will be easier when you incorporate the power of positive affirmations into your life.

Using Positive Affirmations to Resolve Conflicts Before They Happen

Positive affirmations are believable statements about the way you would like to act, feel, or respond in conflict situations. Affirmations don't have to be long or convoluted, instead it can be something as simple as "I let go of angry feelings."

When you look at conflict in this manner you will be able to diffuse the negative thoughts in your head that often cause you to lash out at the person that you are having a conflict with, which may end up having lasting consequences and may even lead to the dissolution of the relationship.

Positive affirmations are easy to begin implementing in your life. You can take advantage of free positive affirmations or you can create your own based on what you believe and the changes that you need to make in your life. Remember, you need to believe in the conflict affirmations for them to have the full power that they can have.

Just saying some words to yourself will not have any lasting impact, so choose free positive affirmations that really speak to you, that you believe in, and that you are willing to implement into your daily routine. When you do this, the changes will more likely be permanent.

Using affirmations to help with conflict resolution is really simple. When you are involved in a conflict or you know that a conflict may arise because of a difference in opinion, repeat the affirmation in your mind to help you stay calm and focused on the situation, not on attacking the person. This is simply replacing negative thoughts with positive ones, which will be reflected in your more positive handling of the situation.

Affirmations really do work and you will be pleased with the way in which you are often able to diffuse conflict and even come to an agreement about something, which may not have happened previously.

Free positive affirmations are not hard to come by and they can be used by anyone. Whether you need help dealing with conflict in just one area of your life or all of them, you can benefit by using them csontantly. Conflicts can be handled in a positive way; you simply have to adequately equip yourself to make it happen. After using positive affirmations for a time it will become second nature and your life will be better for it.
About the Author
Ronnie Nijmeh is the Chief Inspiration Officer at ACQYR.com, a motivational website with a growing list of affirmations, motivational articles, and free desktop wallpapers. Learn how you can get inspired today!
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